>Tag: Read Across America

It’s World Read Aloud Day!

Today we celebrated two great literacy events that happen in early March, Read Across America, AND World Read Aloud Day. Every year on the first Wednesday of March, World Read Aloud Day calls global attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories. It's about showing the world that the right to literacy belongs [...]


It’s Dr. Seuss’ Birthday!

Theodor Seuss Geisel would have been 109 today! And can you believe, The Cat in the Hat was published 56 years ago? Dr. Suess' Birthday coincides each year the National Education Association's Read Across America Day, a day to celebrate reading! The first one was 15 years ago. We were excited to participate in this year's festivities with [...]


Our First Official Class Readings, Part of Read Across America Week

Yesterday as part of Read Across America week, we had our FIRST official readings of KeeKee's Big Adventures in Paris, France. Author Shannon Jones read to two classes at Sleepy Hollow Elementary School, first grade and third grade. As we don't yet have the printed book (coming end of March), we created a 'page turning' [...]